And Now, Nano Drones

Abby Zimet writes at Common Dreams:

The British military has launched the world’s smallest military-grade surveillance drone for troops in Afghanistan. Part of a $31-million contract, the toy-sized Black Hornet, at just four inches and 16 grams, is said to be a major step in a trend toward ever-smaller and sleeker drones. Not fewer, safer, with more benign humane uses, like drones dropping food for kids. Just smaller…

  • BuzzCoastin

    the military is now shopping at Toys”R”Us®
    the cycle is now complete
    video games trained the pilots
    who now get their weapons from the same place

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=742104313 Adam Goodwin

      The third world has a problem with child soldiers, the first world has a problem with man-child soldiers.

      • Anarchy Pony

        Lulz